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First Ever T20I Match in Cricket History Highlights

Cricket Highlights - First Ever T20I Match in Cricket History


Watch the highlights of First Ever T20I Match in Cricket History - Australia tour of New Zealand one & only first ever Twenty20 international match played between Australia and New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland in 17th February 2005.

Ricky Ponting's blazing 98*, Rapid thirties from Andrew Symonds, Michael Hussey and Simon Katich before Michael Kasprowicz's four-for helped to Australia register the historic first-ever T20I win by 44-runs against New Zealand, despite a fighting knock from Scott Styris' 66 in the first ever T20 international match.

* Australia - who won the first ever T20 international match.

* Ricky Ponting became the first batsman to score a fifty on debut T20I match and also became the first ever batsman to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.

* Scott Styris became the first New Zealand batsman to score a fifty on debut T20I and also the first New Zealand player to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.

* 30 : Ricky Ponting - who became the first batsman to score most runs in an over in T20I cricket history.

* 30 : Daryl Tuffey - who became the first bowler to conceded most runs in an one-over in T20I cricket history.

* Daryl Tuffey - who became the first ever bowler to   first ball bowled in T20 international cricket history.

* Daryl Tuffey - who became the first ever bowler to take a first-wicket in T20 international cricket history.

* Adam Gilchrist - who became the first ever batsman to first ball faced in T20 international cricket history.

* Michael Clarke - who became the first ever batsman to score a first-run in T20 international cricket history.

* Michael Clarke - who became the first ever batsman to hit a first-six in T20 international cricket history.

* Andrew Symonds - who became the first ever batsman to hit a first-four in T20 international cricket history.

* 30-runs : Number of runs that were scored in the 19th over from Daryl Tuffey, which is the first productive over in T20I cricket history.

Australia scored mammoth total of 214-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Ricky Ponting 98 not out - who became the highest scorer in the first ever T20I match.

Andrew Symonds hammered a 32 off 13-balls including 4-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 246.15, Michael Hussey blasted a unbeaten 31 off 15-balls included 3-sixes & a four with striking rate of 206.66 and Simon Katich scored 30 off 25-balls with 2-fours & a six.

New Zealand best bowler by Kyle Mills picked up 3-wickets and one for Chris Cairns and Daryl Tuffey.

New Zealand scored 170 for all-out in 20 overs with top scorer by Scott Styris cracked a 66 off 39-balls including 6-fours and 3-sixes with strike rate of 169.23,  Brendon McCullum struck 36 off 24-balls included five-fours and a six with striking rate of 150, Stephen Fleming and Jeff Wilson both scored 18-runs.

Australia best bowler by Michael Kasprowicz claimed a 4-wicket haul for 29-runs in 4-overs, Glenn McGrath takes 2-wickets, James Hopes, Brett Lee and Andrew Symonds each took one-wickets.

Ricky Ponting named Player of the match for his blazing 98-runs knocked off facing 55-balls including 8-fours and 5-sixes with strike rate of 178.18.